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  • Ichthyology 89558 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Astyanax goyacensis
  • whole animal (alcohol)
  •    Holotype of Astyanax goyacensis
  • GOYAZ [exact locality unknown; probably somewhere in the Tocantins-Araguaia system] See comments in Lima 2004*
  • South America: Brazil: Goiás/Tocantins
  • 1867-1867 (1867-01-01 - 1867-12-31)
Identifications
Astyanax goyacensis Eigenmann, 1908
Animalia Chordata Craniata Gnathostomata Actinopterygii Neopterygii Ostariophysi Characiformes Characoidea Characidae Astyanax goyacensis
Identified by C. H. Eigenmann
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Eigenmann_CH]
Citations
Eigenmann 1908, Page 91, Holotype of Astyanax goyacensis
[pages: 91-91]
 
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Brazil
State/Province: Goiás/Tocantins
Specific Locality: GOYAZ [exact locality unknown; probably somewhere in the Tocantins-Araguaia system] See comments in Lima 2004*
Locality Remarks: Collected after the conclusion of the Thayer Expedition, at Agassiz's specific request, for comparison with lower Rio Tocantins material. Isbrücker (1973:174) suggests locality is 'Rio Araguaia drainage, upper course of Rio Vermelho at Goiás (15°57'S 50°07'W)', based on Eigenmann & Eigenmann's map.See Lima 2004 Ich. Exp. Fresh. 15:285 for locality info.
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: 1867-1867 (1867-01-01 - 1867-12-31)
Ich. Field Number: THAYER033
Collectors
Thayer Expedition to Brazil
Senhor Honorio
Identifiers
field number: THAYER033
group number: 204
previous number: MCZ 20692a
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (alcohol) unchecked on loan 1
Attributes
standard length: 76 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
Remarks: In: Bull Mus Comp Zool 52(6):96. Image available.
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